Homemade Yogurt

Why make homemade yogurt? Because it saves so so so much plastic! There are no preservatives and it’s cheap too. We have been trying to use (a little) less plastic these days and saving plastic on grocery items can be hard. Yogurt is a no brainer though, especially individually packaged yogurt containers, are a huge … More Homemade Yogurt

10 Ways to Start Zero Waste With Items You Already Have — Zero Waste Nerd

I get asked a lot for a list of items to buy to start a zero waste lifestyle. That question always seems to make me feel bad as zero waste isn’t about purging everything you currently own to go broke buying new, expensive, sustainable products. One of the big components to reducing waste is to […] … More 10 Ways to Start Zero Waste With Items You Already Have — Zero Waste Nerd

Travel Is Healing

Guest post by: Henry Moore of FitWellTraveler Henry is the co-creator of FitWellTraveler. The site blends two of his favorite subjects (travel and health) to provide readers with information about how to get the most out of both. He believes travel can change you, and good health preserves you. He combines both in his work on FitWellTraveler. … More Travel Is Healing

20 Things You Can Do To Become A More Sustainable Traveler

Improve the positive impact of your travels with these 20 easy tips! 1. Don’t buy ivory souvenirs. 2. Turn off the water while shaving or shampooing. 3. Seek out unique destinations. 4. Eat less meat and more vegetables. 5. Ride rented bikes. 6. Choose a “green hotel” or eco lodge that uses alternative energy sources, … More 20 Things You Can Do To Become A More Sustainable Traveler

Harmful Practices Tourists Should Never Support

While traveling you are often faced with whether or not to accept customs that are in conflict with your own beliefs. While this is hard to figure out, there are some traditional practices that sustainable travelers should never support. Buying Products Made From Ivory Buying souvenirs is often a highlight of any trip and some … More Harmful Practices Tourists Should Never Support

Homemade Toothpaste and Mouthwash

“Most consumers purchase toothpaste and other personal hygiene products without even bothering to read the list of ingredients, blindly trusting manufacturers to have the customers best interests at heart. It can be a costly mistake. Toothpaste contains many potentially harmful ingredients, including some that can lead to serious long-term health problems.” Mouthwash and toothpaste alike … More Homemade Toothpaste and Mouthwash